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Gaurav Agnihotri

Gaurav Agnihotri, a Mechanical engineer and an MBA -Marketing from ICFAI (Institute of Chartered Financial Accountants), Mumbai, is a result oriented and a business focused Oil and Gas professional.   Having started his career with Essar Oil Limited as a Graduate Engineer Trainee, he was involved in the Essar Oil Limited’s Refinery Expansion project in Vadinar, Gujarat, India.

He is an Author of a book ‘Oil- Past, present, future- An Indian Perspective’ which is a Single Point Reference Guide of Oil Industry (with Focus on India) for Students and Oil and Gas Professionals. Having travelled extensively to various Oil and gas locations around India, Gaurav has successfully dealt with Oil companies such as O.N.G.C; Oil India limited IOCL, BPCL, HPCL and others. He is currently based in Mumbai and works as a National Sales Manager in Sulzer Chemtech Tower Field Service India.

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In order to clearly understand the dynamics of oil prices and its impact on the world economy, we need to dwell into the history of oil. In this piece Gaurav Agnihotri looks at some of the major events of the past that have affected the oil price and its availability....Full Article »
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India has been one of the biggest net importers of crude oil in the last few decades. In 2014, the nation imported around 78% of its total crude oil requirements. Out of the total crude oil imports, around 65% belonged to the Oman- Dubai sour crude, followed by Brent and Bonny Light crude. With the current fall in the global crude oil prices,...Full Article »
With rapid strides in the field of unconventional oil, new technologies and IT solutions, countries world over have started taking effective measure to safeguard their energy needs as the crude oil prices and its availability have been highly volatile in past few decades....Full Article »
Today, Oil has become a ‘Global’ commodity. The pricing of oil is critical to the world economy simply because it has a direct impact on the cost of transportation, cost of goods, essential commodities and services. A slight increase in price of Oil has a direct impact on all the related services and sectors and result in higher...Full Article »
The Global supply of crude oil is rising year after year. As per EIA’s (Energy Information Administration) international energy outlook 2011,the global supply of crude oil, other liquid hydrocarbons, and bio fuels is expected to be adequate to meet the world's demand for liquid fuels for at least the next 25 years....Full Article »
According to EIA (Energy Information Administration), India’s sedimentary basins have high potential of shale oil reserves measuring up to 63 trillion cubic feet (TCU) which is more than 20 times the output of country’s largest gas block KG-D6 in the Krishna Godavari Basin. The Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) India has taken...Full Article »